Shirley L. Helgeson, Janesville (1929 - 2014)

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

July 3, 1929 - May 4, 2014

Shirley L. Helgeson, age 84, of Fort Atkinson and formerly of Janesville, died on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Wellington Meadows, Fort Atkinson. She was born in Belmont, WI on July 3, 1929, the daughter of Alfred and Ethel (Speth) Stubbendick. She married Robert Helgeson in October of 1947. Shirley had been employed by Headstart as their financial officer. She collected antique dolls and furniture, enjoyed sewing and crocheting, and was devoted to her grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Candy (Roger) Stanley of Jefferson; son, Robert Helgeson of San Jacinto, CA; 4 grandchildren: Sarah (Brad) Peveto of Bentonville, AR, Erica (Kevin) Gaertner of Pewaukee, Anna (Lei Ti) Lei of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and Olivia (Bob) Kriva of Tacoma, WA; 4 great grandchildren: Blaine, Hadley, Maggie and Molly Peveto; brother, Jack (Alice) Stubbendick of Janesville; sister-in-law, Marilyn Stubbendick of Janesville; step brother, John (Harriet) Trolinger of San Diego; and step sister, Joen Matthews of Poland, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Keith.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Naomi Garber officiating. Interment will be in Belmont Cemetery. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

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